Protestant Reformation
The Revolution Was Printed

The Protestant Reformation leapt off the pages of Martin Luther’s broadsides. What pop-up notification is the internet giving today’s society?

Published on: November 21, 2017
Jay Weiser is Associate Professor of Law at Baruch College, CUNY.
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  • Anthony

    “As in the Reformation, today’s low information public (whose functional literacy may be in decline) drinks from the firehose of new information. New media fuels radicalization as purveyors segment their audience and grab eyeballs through ever more outrageous content.” The verities, who’s to say (once arguments are placed before a mass public, are they not open to disputation from all). “Our current information revolution has arrived as faith in liberal democracy and its elites is weakening, just as the Reformation arrived when the medieval verities were breaking down….” So, here we are!

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